7th Annual SEPCHE Honors Conference Hosted by College

Release Date: Saturday, March 29, 2008

 “How Disney Saved the World,” “The Association between Smoking Habits and the Prognosis of Oral Implantation,” “The Evolving Art of Darwinism,” and “Is There a Correlation Between Canine Fur Color and Aggressiveness,” are just some of the topics being addressed by Chestnut Hill College students participating in the 7th Annual SEPCHE Honors Conference hosted by the College on Saturday, March 29, 2008 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at various locations on campus.

The honors conference, which is a day-long event, will showcase 108 academic papers, 28 works of art, and seven musical performances by students from the eight institutions that comprise SEPCHE, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (Arcadia University, Cabrini College, Chestnut Hill College, Gwynedd-Mercy College, Holy Family University, Immaculata University, Neumann College, and Rosemont College).

The papers will be divided into sessions by areas of interest that include religion, ecology, spirituality, literature, psychology, education, women’s studies, history, sports, biology, law, science, global issues, popular culture, and politics. Artwork created by students from the SEPCHE schools will be on display in the Dowley Art Gallery on 5th Floor of St. Joseph Hall, and performances from a saxophone quartet, a women’s acappella group, and individual musicians will be featured.